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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Campaigners have staged protests against the housing development

Ministers greenlight new housing plans

Plans to build 57 homes in Milton of Campsie have been given the go-ahead by Scottish Ministers after being rejected by East Dunbartonshire Council.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Getting ready for the Gin Festival

In Good Spirits

The Finsbury pub will be holding the event this weekend, while Bardowie Gin (inset) was recently judged to be one of the best in Scotland

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Raja Rani will offer Indian cuisine

New restaurant set to open - and you could eat for FREE!

A new restaurant is set to launch at the start of next month, with owners offering FREE food on opening night.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Launching the Bishopbriggs Relief Road project L/R Andrew Clark - Project Manager, Thomas Glen - EDC, Conor McCarthy - Principal Engineer, AECOM.

Concern over relief road delay

Bishopbriggs councillor Gary Pews says he is furious construction of the Bishopbriggs Relief Road is taking so long.

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The bollards on the other side of the road

Worries missing safety bollards could lead to town centre tragedy

Council chiefs have admitted that they don’t know when missing safety bollards will be replaced at Kirkintilloch town centre’s controvertial shared space scheme.

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Woodhill Evangelical Church

Church is on the look out for a hard working caterer

If you are looking for a job and know your way around a kitchen then a local church could have just the vacancy for you.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Three-star rating for council website

East Dunbartonshire Council’s website has been awarded an improved 3-star rating in the annual Society of IT Managers (SOCITM) review of local government websites across the UK.

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The first Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce Women in Business event in Bearsden was a sell-out success.

Women in Business event in Bearsden was huge success

An event for women in business at the newly-opened Bearsden Hub was a sell-out success.

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Duncan Cumming would like to see Brookwood Library and Villa being used as a multifunctional space by a variety of community groups.

Brookwood could be used as ‘multifunctional space’

Bearsden Councillor Duncan Cumming, who has campaigned from the start to save Brookwood Library and Villa from being sold off by the council, would like to see the buildings being used as a multifunctional space by a variety of community groups.

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Lenzie has been a Fairtrade Town since 2013

Celebrating another year of Fairtrade

Fun and learning was on the menu as schools and nurseries joined together to show their enthusiasm for all things Fair Trade.

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Brookwood Villa and Library

A new life for Brookwood?

A new future for Brookwood Villa and Library is a step closer after councillors agreed to investigate turning the historic house into a nursery.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Council defend local spend

Council chiefs have insisted they are committed to East Dunbartonshire businesses after coming near the bottom of a league table showing how much cash they spend locally.

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Milngavie Train Station

Anger over delayed trains at Milngavie

An MSP has blasted Scotrail after it emerged that barely one-in-four of trains arrived at Milngavie on time in the last year.

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A artist's impression of how Lenzie could look

Plans for Lenzie revamp go on display

Revised proposals for changes to the forecourt and public space to the north of Lenzie rail station will be showcased this month.

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MSP Rona Mackay

£25k windfall for local groups

Kirkintilloch High School, an after-school club and residents group have been congratulated by local MSP Rona Mackay after securing substantial funding boosts.

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